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At least eight dead after collapsing wall in stadium Senegal

At least eight dead after collapsing wall in stadium Senegal

At least eight football supporters have been Saturday, had been killed in the final of the League Cup in Senegal. In the stadium panic, making a wall broke down.

According to the BBC, were at least 49 people injured.

In the extension won Stade de Mbour with 2-1 Union Sportive Ouakam. According to local media broke after the final whistle in the Demba Diop stadium in the capital Dakar riots between the two rival fan groups. The police proceeded to tear gas.

Then there came a panic, which, according to the Senegalese minister of Sport led the people in the throng, and a wall of one of the stands collapsed.

Dead after collapsing wall in stadium Senegal

At least eight football supporters have been Saturday, had been killed in the final of the League Cup in Senegal. In the stadium panic, making a wall broke down.
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According to local media broke after the final whistle in the Demba Diop stadium in the capital Dakar riots between the two rival fan groups. It was also one of the targets destroyed.
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The police proceeded to tear gas. Then panic, who according to the Senegalese minister of Sport led the people in the throng, and a wall of one of the stands collapsed.
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Safety standards

Riots with a deadly outcome are more common around football stadiums in Africa, where safety standards are often low.

On 6 July, fell another eight dead, after people under the foot were trampled at a football stadium in Malawi. With a competition in Angola came in February, 17 people to life, after hundreds of supporters in the stadium stormed.

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